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Old 10-26-2022, 06:13 PM
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One of the things I liked about Fabric . com was that you could put things on a "design wall" to see how they looked together. That feature isn't available on Amazon. Also only cuts in yard increments as far as I have seen.
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Old 10-26-2022, 07:14 PM
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Originally Posted by mkc View Post
Fabric.com did sell some things through Amazon. They are shutting down completely. The notice to vendors, referenced in the original post, states:

"Fabric.com will close down on October 20. Employees have been offered a severance package or the opportunity to seek employment in another Amazon division. "

That article also states:

"About six months ago, Amazon reached out to Fabric.com vendors to say that all fabric would soon need to be sold directly on Amazon.com. Vendors were told to upload all of their products to Amazon in one, three, or five-yard increments"

So Fabric.com's suppliers would need to sell as third parties on Amazon.com, and list in fixed yardage cuts.
I wonder how many of them actually will.
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Old 10-27-2022, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by cashs_mom View Post
I wonder how many of them actually will.
Very, very few, I would suspect.

Suppliers to fabric.com were the warehouses and manufacturers. Fabric.com purchased entire bolts. Most of their suppliers aren't set up for retail cuts (with the exception of pre-cut bundles) or retail labeling (individual pre-cut bundles, as opposed to a case of them).
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Old 10-27-2022, 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by mkc View Post
Very, very few, I would suspect.

Suppliers to fabric.com were the warehouses and manufacturers. Fabric.com purchased entire bolts. Most of their suppliers aren't set up for retail cuts (with the exception of pre-cut bundles) or retail labeling (individual pre-cut bundles, as opposed to a case of them).
That's what I suspect.
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Old 10-28-2022, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by ekuw View Post
Since Amazon owns this it sounds like it is just folded into Amazon. You will probably be able to buy all those fabrics there. It's frustrating to hear people complain about the minimum wage going up; you know, so people can make it on one job. Then in the same breath complain about quality and shipping issues from companies overseas. You can't have it both ways.
Agreed 100%

I'm also the lone wolf here who's had some issues with fabric.com, I've been doing other online shops (since most of my B&M shops here have recently gone to retiree hours) there are two "local" shops that I absolutely love but they are an hour drive away so not worth the gas when I can go online
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